To enable you to go ahead and become a Community Leader we need to do the responsible thing and get you to accept the code of conduct - so have a read and accept over on the right.
COMMUNITY LEADER PARTICIPANT CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY
1. POLICY SUMMARY
For the purposes of this policy, the following definitions apply –
Community Leaders (“the initiative”) refers to the initiative titled “Community Leaders”, which is organised and run by Oaktree, including any programs, workshops, camps and any other events.
Community Leader Participants refers to successful applicants who are accepted to participate in the Community Leaders initiative.
Online refers to the aspects of the initiative that are operated and facilitated via the website oaktree.org.
Offline refers to any workshops, camps or other events that pertain to the Community Leaders initiative.
The following policy has been implemented to ensure the individual safety and respect of all participants in the Community Leaders initiative. All Community Leader participants must observe the highest possible standards of behaviour while participating in the initiative as outlined in the following document.
1.3 Who does this policy apply to?
This policy applies to all Community Leader Participants while partaking in any activities of the initiative, including both online and offline activities.
Community Leader Participants have the following responsibilities:
(a) to comply with expectations whilst operating in their capacity as a Community Leader Participant as outlined in Section 2 and 3 of this policy.
(b) acknowledge that failure to comply with the set requirements outlined in Section 2 and 3 of this policy will result in reasonable and appropriate consequences.
(c) will comply with the Terms of Service of Oaktree as outlined on the Oaktree website Terms of Service
(d) to adhere to Oaktree’s branding guidelines while in their capacity as a Community Leader participant. Brand Style Guide
2. EXPECTATIONS OF COMMUNITY LEADERS
2.1 Standards of Behaviour
Persons to whom this policy applies are required to act in accordance with the standards of behaviour outlined below while partaking in both online and offline activities of the initiative.
Community Leader participants are expected to:
(a) Act with integrity and honesty
(b) Conduct themselves in a respectful, honest and fair manner and to embrace diversity
(c) Maintain a healthy and safe environment, free from any form of discrimination, harassment or bullying.
(d) Community leaders will ensure not to put their own health and safety at risk or that of other personnel or the public.
(e) Maintain the good name of Oaktree whilst acting in their capacity as a Community Leader Participant. A Community Leader
Participant must not:
(i) Use offensive language or behaviour while participating in online or offline activities
(ii) Engage in any form of criminal or anti-social activity or behaviour that could harm Oaktree’s reputation.
(f) Respect the privacy of others including other Community Leader Participants, Oaktree volunteers and members of the community.
3. SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION
3.1 Freedom from sexual harassment and discrimination
All participants in the initiative have the right to be free from any form of sexual harassment and discrimination whilst partaking in online or offline activities. Sexual harassment and discrimination is unlawful and will not be tolerated by any participant in the initiative.
3.2 Complaints regarding sexual harassment or discrimination
Any person who feels they have been subject to such behaviour has the legal right to speak out and all complaints should be directed to the Chief Financial Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.4 Inappropriate behaviour
The following is a non-exhaustive list of harassment or discrimination that will not be tolerated behaviour by any persons involved in the initiative.
Sexual harassment includes:
(a) Unwelcome flirtations
(b) Unnecessary touching of any individual
(c) Offensive or demeaning comments
(d) Unwanted sexual propositions or advances
(e) Offensive gestures or excessive staring
(f) Unwelcome or uncalled for remarks or insinuations about a person’s sexual activities or private life
(g) Based on race, colour, religion, sex, mental or physical impairment, marital status
(h) Based on other characteristics which is the result of a prejudice towards a particular person or group of persons.
4. BREACHES OF POLICY AND DISCIPLINARY ACTION
Where a Community Leader inappropriately acts outside this Code of Conduct Policy, they will be subject to disciplinary action commensurate with the seriousness of their actions. These disciplinary actions may take the form of a warning, formal reprimand or termination of their involvement in the initiative. A Community Leader participant that is alleged to have acted outside the Code of Conduct Policy will be notified of the allegation and given an opportunity to respond to it.